21 Sep 2022

Lucas Ketelle Writes First Boxing Book

Acclaimed sportswriter Lucas “Lukie” Ketelle, known for a strong social media following, YouTube documentaries, a bi-weekly newsletter and podcast, has published his first book, “Inside The Ropes Of Boxing: A Boxer’s Guide To Boxing”, and is excited to help the next generation of fighters. Debuting at #1 in two-hour reads in

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21 Sep 2022

Boxer Arnold Barboza Jr., Now A Comedy Promoter.

World-famous 140 lbs title contender, Arnold Barboza Jr., is becoming a promoter, but not in the traditional boxing sense. Barboza Promotions will present Knockout Comedy Show on November 5th, 2022, from 7:30-10:#0 PM PST, at the Fox Theater in Pomona, California. The event will be hosted by Concrete with the

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30 Aug 2022

Paying Respect To Daniel Roman’s Boxing Career

On Monday, Daniel Roman, the famed world champion, who spent most of his pro career with Thompson Boxing officially announced his retirement via Instagram. The news was released via Roman’s Twitter account.  Roman is a true throwback fighter in the sense as he got a draw in his second fight,

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01 Aug 2022

Meet Chadda Cornelio Phipps, The Boxer With An Impressive Amateur Career

Chadda, a/k/a Cornelio Phipps, might be easy to overlook. He is a professional winner, but not always a show-stealer. Undefeated in American tournaments since 2018, with over a hundred amateur fights, and double-digit national title wins, Phipps has the pedigree for greatness. Now is the time we show a bit

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26 Jul 2022

The Fighting Roach Family, and NoXcuses Boxing Gym

The Start Boxing is often a family affair, but on the other side, it is a place where you have to find accountability. That accountability is often referred to as no excuses, which is the same name as one of the country’s most emerging gyms in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia areas aptly

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08 Jul 2022

Real Deal Boxing In Cincinnati, Ohio, Is Just That!

We are mere days away from the next USA Boxing national tournament, and with that comes managers scurrying to see certain fighters they have allocated for success, parents, and athletes converging on Kansas, where this year’s event will be held, and seemingly a lot of future world champions competing anonymously.

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05 Jul 2022

California Boxing’s Secret Weapon: Rick Mirigian

Before Jose Ramirez, Fresno wasn’t viewed as a fight hub or even a destination to bring main event world-class boxing fights to the centrally located California town. Let alone a place that would hold multiple ESPN main events over the past decade. Outside of Gary Salazar, a contemporary of Ramirez,

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27 Jun 2022

Boxing World Champions As Vietnam War Movies

With all the pound-for-pound lists and my body is pretty tired today, I decided to look at the fighters who hold a ton of belts look to find an equal counterpart to them in terms of Vietnam war movies, something I have been binging this past week or so in

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16 Jun 2022

The 2022 Mid-Year Boxing Awards | Who Is Standing Out?

As we get to the halfway point in the year, here is Lukie’s take on the awards as we head into a stacked summer schedule of boxing. Boxer Of The Year 2021 winner: Canelo Dmitry Bivol – After defeating Canelo Alvarez, the consensus pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, Bivol

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11 Jun 2022

Lukie’s Featherweight Rankings and Why Navarrete Is The Guy Of The Division

The featherweight division is influx with the recent absence of Shakur Stevenson, leaving room for new voids to be filled. This is the Editor-In-Chief of ITRBoxing.com, Lukie, take on the division currently. 01. Emanuel Navarrete Why: This is the guy. Might not be the most technical of fighters per say,

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